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Israeli baseball: A surprising hit

The story of Israel's National Baseball team, and how it made it to the 2020 Olympics at Tokyo, in five parts.

By SHLOMO MAITAL
13/10/2021

Israel and France launch nanosatellite to monitor vegetation, predict weather

Meet the VENµS probe, which conducts routine flybys of the Earth, and attains high resolution, multispectral images of specific sites around the world.

When it comes to abuse, the silent majority just as bad

If abuse is not met with compassion and justice, it does not only hurt the victim. It causes damage to the entire fabric of society.

By LEONARD CARR
13/10/2021

Judaism has compassion for animals

Jewish thinkers and commentators weigh in on textual sources about compassion and cruelty regarding animal slaughter.

By DAVID ROSEN
13/10/2021

Britain’s opposition party wrestles with its identity

Starmer came into office reiterating his utter determination to stamp out the scourge of antisemitism from the party. From very early in his leadership he demonstrated his resolve.

Music unites over all divisions: Playing the harp on the streets of Europe

Shalev Ben Yaakov grew up Catholic, but felt his Jewish roots. Years later, a musical trip across Europe highlighted it so much more.

By SHALEV BEN YAAKOV
13/10/2021

Israel's diamond industry has a bloody history

Diamonds may be the diamond industry’s best friend, but the glitter hides a blood-stained history, for which the industry has yet to be made accountable.

By MORDECHAI BECK
19/10/2021

This Jerusalem church is fighting for religious reconciliation

Meet Rev. Dr. John McCulloch, the man heading St. Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church in Jerusalem.

By PAUL CALVERT
13/10/2021

Israel and the PA: When no choice is the only choice

Like so many other Arab states and political entities, the PA can also be considered a failing enterprise. Case in point: Nizar Banat's assassination.

By JOSEPH OLMERT
13/10/2021

Visiting Israel, US Jewish senator Joe Lieberman connects you to Shabbat

US Senator Joe Lieberman always centered his professional ambitions with Shabbat observance and continues to do so in his newly translated book.

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
13/10/2021

Soviet Jewry's 'Refusenik' woman, Ida Nudel

The author recounts her experiences with Ida Nudel, the famed heroine of the struggle for the release of Soviet Jewry to emigrate to Israel.

By JANE BIRAN
13/10/2021

14 Days: Royal Meeting

Israeli news highlights from the past two weeks.

13/10/2021

Aliyah advice from Murray Greenfield

"What I’ve found is that the guy who gives up and throws up his hands in disgust gets no place," is the one-liner advice from 59-year-old Murray S. Greenfield, who made aliyah in 1947.

13/10/2021

The Betsy Ross of Israel: Rebecca Affachiner

Rebecca Affachiner was a pioneer in many ways. Her love for Israel will always be seen in the flag that she made and her lasting tributes to the people, the land and the institutions of this country.

By DAVID GEFFEN
30/09/2021

How close is Saudi Arabia to normalization with Israel?

The younger elements within Saudi society are more liberal and are clearly trending toward an approach to Israel that does not preclude normalizing ties ahead of an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.

‘WHAT SEPARATES American Jews and Israel is, well, everything... [yet] we ought to celebrate those d

Israelis, American Jews and the general American society

Despite the protestations of Jews being one people, fissures have opened suggesting that the needs and fears of large parts of Israel and of American Jewry no longer align.

By KALMAN J. KAPLAN
30/09/2021

Yad Sarah: New developments in Israel's oldest volunteer org

In the 45 years since Yad Sarah was first founded, they have built themselves up into something much larger than just an organization that lends out medical equipment when needed.

By LEAH ABRAMOWITZ
30/09/2021

Former haredim: Why do some drop out to join the modern world? 

Ex-haredim share their early life experiences in haredi society and how and why they left.

How the US slashed child poverty: Lessons for Israel

Israel has neglected its poor children for decades, while in recent months, in one fell swoop, the US has slashed child poverty by 40% or more. How did the US do this?

By SHLOMO MAITAL
27/09/2021

Who is winning the Gaza War of Attrition?

Welcome to Israel’s unending War of Attrition with the jihadists of Gaza. 

By ERIC R MANDEL
27/09/2021

COVID, 9/11 did nothing to change airport profiling

This September marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11. The event did nothing to assuage my nervousness when it comes to flying.

By ROBERT HERSOWITZ
27/09/2021

Israeli philanthropists help Afghan refugees flee Afghanistan

Afghan Nightmare: As women fear Taliban restrictions, Israeli philanthropists help 41 asylum-seekers reach Abu Dhabi.

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
27/09/2021

Where were the Gilboa guards during the escape?

Former prison guard reflects on the recent Gilboa Prison break: I "played a lot of air guitar on my M-16. Never lost a prisoner, though."

By ILANA CHAIM
27/09/2021

Celebrating the Abraham Accords anniversary

The Bahrain Jewish community celebrates peace and partnership in the Middle East.

By PAULA SLIER
27/09/2021

How was 'Israel' once 'Palestine'? New books and old coins

In a world of nation-states, names are very important and those responsible for choosing the name Israel for the world’s newest state in May 1948 knew what they were doing. 

By JACOB SIVAK
27/09/2021
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